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Company makes employees crawl through the Streets for not meeting sales targets

A company in Shandong province, China, has come under fire for forcing six of its employees to crawl through the streets on their hands and feet as punishment for...

Man bites snake: Indian man retaliates after snake attack

An Indian man bit a snake to pieces after it attacked him at his home in Uttar Pradesh state. Raj Kumar was "drinking alcohol at home" when the rat snake...

Elephant steals tourist’s mango-filled purse

A visitor to an elephant rescue in Sri Lanka captured video of the moment a hungry elephant stole a tourist's purse to feast on mangos. The video shows a teenage...

Pilot lands plane without front wheels

A Myanmar pilot safely landed a jet without front wheels after the landing gear failed to deploy. The Myanmar National Airlines plane skidded down the runway at Mandalay airport before...

Passengers ‘blocked’ others escaping crashed flight to get their bags

Passengers who stopped to get their bags in a crashed Russian jet have been slammed for wasting crucial seconds. Several people towards the front of the plane were seen throwing...

Parents name son “Google” hoping it will give him a leg up in life

A baby in Indonesia has been awarded the title of “world’s strangest name” after it was revealed that his parents legally registered him as “Google”; no surname or middle...

Cat with millions of online fans dies

Lil Bub, one of the internet's most famous cats, has died aged eight. The cat's owner, Mike Bridavsky, announced her death to millions of followers on social media on Monday. Lil...

Woman in Slovenia ‘cuts off own hand with saw for insurance payout’

A woman was arrested in Slovenia for fraud after cutting her hand off with a circular saw in a bid to land an insurance payout, police say. Her hand was...

Man who threw ‘lucky’ coins into plane engine fined

A Chinese man who was flying for the first time has been fined for throwing "good luck" coins into a plane's engine. The 28-year-old was ordered to pay $17,200 (£13,100)...

Snake rescued from mousetrap in London

Animal rescuers in London said a corn snake is recovering from minor injuries after being found stuck in a mousetrap. The RSPCA said an animal collection officer was dispatched earlier...

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Africa

Kenya investigating suspected coronavirus case

A Kenyan student from China with symptoms similar to those of the deadly coronavirus has been quarantined at the national referral hospital in the...

Ethiopia quarantines four over coronavirus fears

Four people with suspected coronavirus have been put into isolation in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, according to reports. Since last Wednesday, all passengers arriving from...

World

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits $10 million to help fight Coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced it is contributing 10 million dollars towards...

Kobe Bryant: Investigators work to determine cause of crash

US investigators are working to determine the causes of the helicopter crash that killed basketball star Kobe Bryant in California on Sunday. All nine people...